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december, 2021

08decwedInner Moonlight: Shug Avery7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Event Type :Poetry Reading

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Inner Moonlight is back at the Wild Detectives in person! RSVP to meet us in the backyard at 7:30pm on Wednesday December 8th for live poetry from one featured writer, with a brief open mic to follow. Don’t worry, podcast fans! We will record the live show and release it as a podcast episode for y’all. This month we are stoked to feature poet Shug Avery!

Leanetta “Shug” Avery is a poet and performer, born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Elm Thicket located in Dallas, Texas. She is the former TV host of Alternative Scream out of Houston, co-founder of Texas A&M’s Mic Check in College Station, and two-time performer of Rickey Smiley’s “Big City Talent.” She currently serves as co-host of The Local Source podcast, which highlights minority owned businesses and engaging topics centered around race, gender, sexual orientation and religion. Learn more at

Inner Moonlight is the second Wednesday of every month. Mark your calendar and we’ll see you there!

“Follow your inner moonlight, don’t hide the madness.”

—Allen Ginsberg, from On Being a Writer


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(Wednesday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Wild Detectives

314 W 8th St, Oak Cliff, Dallas